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Kuwait extends oil supply deal for Indian refiners

Kuwait extends oil supply deal for Indian refiners
Kuwait extends oil supply contracts for Indian refiners by three months to March 2022 due to a delay in the commissioning of its 615,000 barrel-per-day Al-Zour refinery

Kuwait Municipality to hike payment for some services

Kuwait Municipality to hike payment for some services
Kuwait Municipality fees on some services could increase by 1400%. Kuwait to increase government service fees on expats by a whopping 500%

Kuwait steps up precautions after Omicron cases

Kuwait steps up precautions after Omicron cases
Kuwait authorities have stepped up precautions after Omicron cases were detected

Kuwait-Iraq border crossing reopens

Kuwait-Iraq border crossing reopens
The Abdali land border crossing between Kuwait and Iraq, reopened on Wednesday after nearly two years.

Kuwait PM appoints Al-Rushaid as new finance Minister

Kuwait PM appoints Al-Rushaid as new finance Minister
Kuwait’s prime minister appointed his fourth cabinet in two years, naming a new finance minister and including four lawmakers in the lineup.

Iraq pays final Kuwait war reparations

Iraq pays final Kuwait war reparations
Iraq pays final Gulf War reparations to Kuwait. Funds came from a 5 per cent tax on sales of Iraq's petroleum and petroleum products.

Kuwait suspends health workers holidays

Kuwait suspends health workers holidays
Kuwait’s Health Ministry suspends holidays of all its workers, starting from Sunday until the end of January.

Kuwait urges vigilance in New Year festivities

Kuwait urges vigilance in New Year festivities
Kuwait urges vigilance in New Year festivities. The Health Ministry cautions against “unsafe” gatherings and urged foreign communities to exercise “vigilance and cautions”.

Kuwait is not planning to follow UAE and change Weekend

Kuwait is not planning to follow UAE and change Weekend
Kuwait has no plans to follow the UAE and change its weekend, sources familiar with top level decision-making said on Tuesday.

Malaysia keen on buying Kuwait’s Hornet fighter jets

Malaysia keen on buying Kuwait’s Hornet fighter jets
Malaysia is hoping to buy Kuwait’s entire fleet of Boeing F/A-18 Hornet multi-role fighter jets.

Kuwait - No ban on expats driving licenses

Kuwait - No ban on expats driving licenses
Kuwait Interior Ministry denies ban on expats’ driving licences. Licence update a ‘routine procedure’,

Proposal to curtail expats car ownership tabled

Proposal to curtail expats car ownership tabled
MP pushes new Motion to curtail expats’ car ownership to limit traffic congestion, illegal trade.

Omcron scare - Kuwait tightens travel restrictions

Omcron scare - Kuwait tightens travel restrictions
Kuwait to make Covid-19 vaccine booster compulsory for incoming travellers.

Zain Kuwait 5G investment delivers business success

Zain Kuwait 5G investment delivers business success
Zain Kuwait resolute 5G investment delivers business success. Zain insists on higher standards of 5G network construction to ensure high-speed and reliable services for all.

KPMGs global revenues top $32bn in fiscal 2021

KPMGs global revenues top $32bn in fiscal 2021
KPMG International announces annual aggregated revenues for KPMG firms globally of $32.13 billion for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2021.

Fixed income issuances in GCC top $145bn in 2021

Fixed income issuances in GCC top $145bn in 2021
Fixed income issuances in the GCC as of mid-December-2021 stood at $145.5 billion as compared to $150.4 billion in issuances, Kamco said in a statement.

Boursa Kuwait hosts ESG webinar for listed companies

Boursa Kuwait hosts ESG webinar for listed companies
Boursa Kuwait hosts a webinar for Kuwaiti listed companies and other capital market participants on December 8, 2021.

KAF takes delivery of its first 2 Eurofighter Typhoons

KAF takes delivery of its first 2 Eurofighter Typhoons
Kuwait has taken delivery of its first two of an eventual 28 Eurofighter Typhoons, with the jets arrived on 14 December.

Free food supplies to all frontline workers

Free food supplies to all frontline workers
Kuwait to distribute free food supplies to frontline workers for 6 months.

MoCI says free food supply not linked to cash rewards

MoCI says free food supply not linked to cash rewards
MoCI: Food distribution to frontline workers of Covid-19 pandemic is not linked to the cash rewards.

BLS signs contract with Indian Embassy in Kuwait

BLS signs contract with Indian Embassy in Kuwait
BLS International Services announces that it has signed a contract with the Embassy of India in Kuwait for consular, passport & visa services.

Kuwait, Saudi to raise Neutral Zone oil production

Kuwait, Saudi to raise Neutral Zone oil production
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait say they are working to raise Neutral Zone crude oil production.

Saudi crown prince visit reaffirms a historic alliance

Saudi crown prince visit reaffirms a historic alliance
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Kuwait reaffirms a historic friendship.

Kuwait, Italy celebrate 60 years of close ties

Kuwait, Italy celebrate 60 years of close ties
Italy and Kuwait celebrate 60 years of official recognition with a series of musical concerts, art and architectural exhibitions outlining the two nations’ mutual cooperation.

UAE, Kuwait, Saudi to lead global petchems projects

UAE, Kuwait, Saudi to lead global petchems projects
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait to lead global ‘mega’ petchems projects - CEO of Arab Petroleum Investments Corp.
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